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Who says that STEM careers can't also be creative? We've interviewed the people who have successfully bridged STEM and the arts to create 'STEAM' careers. Meet creative people using STEM skills everyday in music, movies, arts and crafts, and discover how STEM and creativity can go hand in hand!

Michael Trotter

Diploma of eSports coordinator
Michael Trotter’s passion for eSports led him to achieve a number of Australian uni firsts – including creating the first official eSports qualification

Kelvin O'Shea

Product designer
Making apps easier to use is Kelvin O’Shea’s mission as a product designer

Emily Calandrelli

Host of Netflix’s Emily’s Wonder Lab
Emily Calandrelli, aka @thespacegal, is a former MIT engineer turned science communicator. She shares her love of science on Netflix shows, broadcast television, and on social media.

Jessie Robieson 

Learning innovation specialist, Te Papa
 As the Learning Innovation Specialist at Te Papa, Jessie works with schools to empower educators when delivering the digital technologies curriculum.

Frith Williams

Head of Experience Design and Content, Te Papa
Apart from creating cool exhibitions, Te Papa’s Head of Experience Design and Content, Frith Williams, is an advocate for the A in STEAM. 

Lily Serna

Data star
Mathematician and TV presenter Lily Serna is a numbers whiz who makes maths accessible to everyone.

Preethika Mathan

UNSW Bragg Prize Winner
Preethika Mathan won the UNSW Bragg prize 2018 with her piece about how technology could improve the lives of those living with disability.

Vanessa Hill

Video Host and Producer
You can catch Vanessa Hill on YouTube channel BrainCraft for fun and informative videos on quirky science and psychology

Lee Constable

Scope TV presenter
Lee Constable, host of Channel 10's Scope, uses her science smarts along with her drama knowhow to bust myths with science and explain STEM concepts in a way that's fun and useful.

Mitchell Torok

Mechatronics whiz
Mitchell Torok is the Rosny College student from Tasmania that took out the Engineering award in this year’s BHP Foundation Science and Engineering Awards alongside his cousin Isaac Brain.

Antonia Gauci

Music producer
Antonia Gauci is a music producer, audio engineer and musical artist working with some of the biggest Aussie and international acts.

Renee Noble

Software engineering star
Software engineering grad Renee Noble is a developer for tech education start-up Grok Learning.

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